ISBN-10:
0761835857
ISBN-13:
9780761835851
Pub. Date:
11/08/2006
Publisher:
UPA
Beyond the Metropolis: Urban Geography as if Small Cities Mattered

Beyond the Metropolis: Urban Geography as if Small Cities Mattered

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761835851
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 11/08/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 6.07(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.11(d)

About the Author

Benjamin Ofori-Amoah is Professor of Geography and Chair of the Geography Department at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgements Part 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Small City Studies and Geographic Perspectives Part 5 Evolution and Growth of Small Cities Chapter 6 From Frontier Outpost to Northern Capital: The Growth and Functional Transformation of Prince George, BC, Canada Chapter 7 Urbanization of the Midwestern Countryside: The Case of Minnesota's Small Cities Chapter 8 Demographic Changes in America's Small Cities, 1990- 2000 Chapter 9 Population Growth, Demographic Changes, and Spatial Distribution of Small Cities in Mexico, 1970- 2000 Part 10 The Internal Structure of Small Cities Chapter 11 Micropolitan Ohio: A Study of Internal Structure of Small Cities Chapter 12 Globalization, Neoliberal Policies, and the Changing Landscapes of Small Cities: The Case Study of Ciudad Lerdo, Durango, Mexico Chapter 13 The Urban Corona Effect and Retail Change in Small Cities: The Case of Central Iowa Chapter 14 Location Dynamics of Economic Activities in America's Small Cities: The Experience of Five Wisconsin Cities Part 15 Planning and Managing Change in Small Cities Chapter 16 Revitalizing Small City Downtowns: The Case of Brandon, Canada Chapter 17 Downtown Retailing and Revitalization of Small Cities: Lessons from Chillicothe and Mount Vernon, Ohio Chapter 18 Managing Downtown Revitalization of Small Cities: Lessons from Kentucky's Main Street Program Chapter 19 Public Transportation in Small Cities: The Case of Marysville and Yuba City, California Chapter 20 Housing and Urban Development Problems in Small Cities: The Case of Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico Chapter 21 Public Policy and Development of Small Cities: The Experience of Israel's Development Towns Part 22 Conclusion Chapter 23 The Future of Urban Geography as if Small Cities Mattered Part 24 Index

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